Lisa Gay Hamilton

Lisa Gay Hamilton is an American director, and film, television, and theater actress known for her role as attorney Rebecca Washington on the ABC legal drama The Practice, and for her critically acclaimed performance as young Sethe in Jonathan Demme's film adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved. Her theater credits include Measure for Measure (Isabella), Henry IV Parts I & II (Lady Hotspur), Athol Fugard's, Valley Song and The Ohio State Murders. Hamilton was also an original cast member in the Broadway productions of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson and Gem of the Ocean.

Known For


Cast Credits

Chance (2016)
Starring as Dr. Suzanne Sims (6 episodes)
Code Black (2015)
Guest starring as Dr. Kim Carrie
  • Episode 2x11: Exodus (Dec 21, 2016)
House of Cards (2013)
Starring as Celia Jones (4 episodes)
Scandal (2012)
Guest starring as Ambassador
Grimm (2011)
Guest starring as Mrs. Pittman
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Starring as Melissa
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Guest starring as Dr. Connie Ryan (2 episodes)
Numb3rs (2005)
Guest starring as Sari Kinshasa
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Teresa Randall (3 episodes)
  • Episode 14x10: Presumed Guilty (Jan 2, 2013)
  • Episode 8x22: Screwed (May 22, 2007)
  • Episode 7x18: Venom (Mar 28, 2006) [Special Guest Star]
Ally McBeal (1997)
Guest starring as Rebecca Washington
  • Episode 1x20: The Inmates (Apr 27, 1998) [Special Guest Star]
The Practice (1997)
Starring as Rebecca Washington (47 episodes)
Guest starring as Rebecca Washington (2 episodes)
The First ()
Starring as Kayla Price